Delaware’s Traffic Violation Point System
Delaware drivers who accumulate at least eight points must participate in the Problem Driver Program. Accumulating 14 or more points will result in mandatory license suspension.
Delaware’s Teen Driver’s License and Insurance Requirements
Like other graduated driver license systems across the United States, the Delaware graduated system was created to reduce the number of teen driving fatalities and accidents while increasing adult interaction and supervision while they are driving.
Red Light and Stop Sign Tickets in Delaware
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Delaware, you’ll typically be looking at a fine and points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light ticket.
Delaware: Passengers and Pets in Pickup Trucks
What is the law in Delaware regarding passengers in your pickup cargo bed? There is no law in Delaware regulating the seating of passengers in your pickup cargo bed (or flatbed truck). In other words, the state will not prosecute you for carrying passengers in your cargo bed unless your behavior can be characterized as reckless or in violation of a related state law.
Delaware’s Commercial Driver’s License Laws
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Delaware requires passage of a skills and knowledge test based upon the type of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) being driven. Federal law requires that CDL drivers crossing state lines must be 21 years of age. States may set different age limits for commercial drivers that operate solely within the state.
Driving Without a Valid (or on a Suspended) License in Delaware
Driving without a license in Delaware can mean several different things: driving without a license on your person, driving without having a valid license at all, or driving after your license has been suspended or revoked. The penalties for a violation depend on the type of violation and your record.
Delaware’s Child Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws
Vehicle child safety seat requirements, including age and weight limits for different types of car seats.